Geena Davis Institute on Gender In Media

Brianna Brown

Actress Brianna Brown: Leading by example

Brianna Brown moved from her pink bedroom in suburbia, Minnesota to the sets and stages of Hollywood after graduating high school. Since her first on-screen role in Judd Apatow’s Freaks and Geeks, Brianna has worked steadily in film and some […]

world is round

‘The world is round, people!’

“The world is round people!” Cate Blanchett’s words rang out with strength and indignation at the Oscars this year as she gave voice to a groundswell that is becoming a force to be reckoned with. People on both sides of […]


What do you think of Lena Dunham?

. . . said the young, excited and curious woman after seeing me perform excerpts of She’s History! (my play about women who make and made history) for a special New York City show about 19th century abolition women for […]